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Chelsea

Drinkwater Hands In Transfer Request Amid Chelsea Interest

The England midfielder is understood to want to move to Chelsea but the champions have failed to meet Leicester's valuation so far, with a fee of £25m having been discussed.

Gibbs Leaves Gunners, Joins Baggies

West Bromwich Albion have completed the signing of England left-back Kieran Gibbs from Arsenal for £7m.

Buhari Splashes Cash On Victorious D’Tigresses

Each player of Nigeria's women's basketball team that won the just concluded FIBA Africabasket Championship will receive one million naira as reward.

Bolivia To Miss World Cup After Losing CAS Appeal

Bolivia will have to forfeit two 2018 World Cup qualifiers for fielding an ineligible player after the Court of Arbitration for Sport rejected their appeal.

Kylian Hazard Joins Brother At Chelsea

Kylian Hazard, the younger brother of Eden Hazard on Wednesday signed for Chelsea from Hungarian side, Ujpest.

Buhari To Host New African Champions D’Tigresses Today

President Muhammadu Buhari will receive the victorious D’Tigresses during Wednesday’s Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting in Aso Rock, Abuja.
Venus Williams

Rain Forces US Open Officials To Cancel Matches

The US Open was disrupted on Tuesday after constant downpour caused matches to be cancelled and postponed, AFP reports.

Sunshine, Nasarawa Clash In Aiteo Cup Round Of 32

Sunshine Stars have been drawn against Nasarawa United in the Round of 32 of the AITEO Cup competition which will come up on Wednesday, August 30, 2017.
Rohr

Eagles Focused Ahead Of Cameroon Clash – Rohr

Gernot Rohr says  the team is fully focused on winning Friday’s Group B 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Cameroon at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium Uyo.

Pickford Out Of England Squad Due To Injury

Everton goalie Jordan Pickford has withdrawn from England’s squad for the World Cup qualifiers against Malta and Slovakia due to injury.

Man City Make Sensational Player-plus-cash Offer For Sanchez

Manchester City have offered Arsenal Raheem Sterling plus cash in order to secure the services of the London club's unsettled forward Alexis Sanchez.
Vincent Enyeama

Enyeama’s Wife Celebrates Him On Birthday

Wife of former Super Eagles goalie Vincent Enyeama, Promise, has celebrated her husband as he marks his birthday today.

Upset For Konta As Muguruza Advances At US Open

Current Wimbledon champion, Garbine Muguruza, has advanced to the next round of the US Open while British seventh seed Johanna Konta was ousted on Monday.

President Buhari Congratulates Triumphant D’Tigresses

President Muhammadu Buhari has joined other Nigerians in congratulating the D’Tigresses, for winning the 2017 FIBA Women Afrobasket tournament in Mali.

I’m Not At Barca To Replace Neymar, Dembele Says

Ousmane Dembele has shrugged off comparisons with Neymar, insisted he still has much to learn, despite becoming the second most expensive player in history .

Arsenal And Wenger, More Of The Same

Arsenal and by extension, Arsene Wenger were thoroughly humiliated at Anfield by a fired-up Liverpool who put four goals past a hapless Petr Cech.

Arsenal, Chelsea Agree Fee For Oxlade-Chamberlain

Chelsea have reportedly agreed a fee with Arsenal for England international Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.

Barcelona Unveil Ousmane Dembele

Ousmane Dembele has been presented as a Barcelona player after completing the formalities on his move from Borussia Dortmund.

Nigeria Will Get Better Before World Cup – Vincent

Sam Vincent, head coach of Nigeria’s women basketball team, says there will be massive improvement in the side before the 2018 Fiba World Cup in Spain.

Liverpool Ready To Negotiate Coutinho Deal

Liverpool owners Fenway Sports Group have reportedly agreed to negotiate with Barcelona for the transfer of Philippe Coutinho.
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